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Last Full Week of March

Monday, March 23, 2015      2 comments

OMGosh ... I cannot believe how fast time flies -- I swear it didn't go by this quickly when I was younger!!! Today we are getting a much needed rain here in Utah -- hubs is very glad because he wants to put down our weed and feed! We ha... Read more

March -- Lion or Lamb

Sunday, March 01, 2015      4 comments

Still waiting to see how March is going to come in here in Utah --- we had blustery winds yesterday. I am hoping for the in like a lion approach so we will have out like a lamb but .... Of course, regardless, the first day of Spring is suppose ... Read more

New Month - Starting Again

Sunday, February 01, 2015      4 comments

and again!!! It's not that I didn't try in January to meet my goals for myself: •Saving instead of spending irresponsibly •Waking up at least 30 minutes earlier every day to spend time in prayer and reading the Word •To NOT eat the w... Read more

Disappointed in Myself

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      4 comments

I blew it! Going to wallow a bit then will dust myself off and get back to it! I lost 2 days somehow of being disciplined! My daily routine: wake, have a cup of warm lemon water, read my Bible and do my Bible studies, journal, have a c... Read more

Feeling Encouraged

Sunday, January 11, 2015      2 comments

No resolutions for me this year -- just the following list of things I will attempt to accomplish with God's help: •Saving instead of spending irresponsibly •Waking up at least 30 minutes earlier every day to spend time in prayer and re... Read more

A New Year - 2015

Thursday, January 01, 2015      2 comments

Have spent the entire morning thinking about how I will address this year --- SURRENDER is my word!! My Bible study today was in Proverbs 11 with the key verse being 11:7 ~ "Hopes placed in mortals die with them; all the promise of the... Read more

Eve of a New Year

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      2 comments

Here we are on the eve of a new year --- I didn't accomplish all my goals for 2014 but I will not give up. Today is a day of reflection and tomorrow's post will have my thoughts for the coming year!... Read more

Winter Has Arrived

Monday, December 29, 2014      1 comments

We had light dusting of snow on both 13 and 15 November; then we woke to a White Christmas with about an inch to 2 inches accumulation of the white stuff which promptly went away in a day or so. Today we got it .... 6 inches of snow!!! Winter ... Read more


Monday, December 01, 2014      0 comments

We arrived home today .... it was a long journey home! So glad I had the opportunity to take my daughter to the place of her birth and to see her hubby! Secretly hoping they maybe started a grandchild LOL... Read more


Tuesday, November 25, 2014      0 comments

We arrived here on Sunday, 23 November -- it was like coming home as I have spent over 12 years living here previously! Having a wonderful visit with my son-in-law and old friends. Walked over 5 miles yesterday while out touring Kunsan.... Read more


Sunday, November 02, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday was my brother's Medicare birthday ... my daughter and I celebrated by dining at the Mongolian Grill and seeing the movie BEST OF ME -- I sobbed out loud!!! I did get in 3 miles of walking yesterday. So ... will be off to church this... Read more

Another month gone

Friday, October 31, 2014      3 comments

It must be an age thing ... I certainly don't remember the months flying by as fast as they do now!! Here we are at the end of another month. I am not a failure but I did fail in attaining my goals set for October so .... kick yourself in the ... Read more

Hay in a Handbasket

Monday, October 20, 2014      2 comments

That's where this month has gone .... not despairing but ... definitely starting over today!!! In 31 days we will be boarding a plane headed for South Korea to visit my son-in-law who is deployed there on a 1-year unaccompanied tour. Taking my... Read more

Disappointed in Myself

Sunday, October 12, 2014      5 comments

Going to be painfully blunt right here 'cause have to get some things off my chest so I can move on! I am disappointed in my financial habits -- I did not prepare financially for retirement and I didn't change my mindset when retirement w... Read more

October 1st - New Month/New Goals

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      2 comments

September Goals: Celebrate my 66th birthday on the 4th!!!! CHECK Walk at least 100 miles for the month Lose at least 10 pounds this month Eat at least 5 freggies per day Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day My repo... Read more

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